The Annual Building & Property Summit

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Build it and they will come.
Manage it and they will stay.

Lefand are there to bridge the gap between developers, strata and managing agents, owner's occupiers and service contractors which means they are perfectly placed to help you start relation-ships the right way and grow them in to long term partnerships.

Lefand would like to host an annual event that brings together all it's valued clients and extended networks of multi-cultural peak body business chambers, developers, builders, property industry professionals and nanciers in a charitable, collaborative and creative arena to promote business growth and relationships. Lefand aims to deliver an opportunity for guests to mingle with key in uencers from prominent property elds.

Our Goal, is to provide the best Industry based information by some of this country's best known experts in the eld available. We will have a panel situation to answer some direct questions which we have surveyed from those directly a ected, this will be facilitated by a well-known arbitrator.

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Mike Whitney

Master of Ceremonies - Mike Whitney

Michael Roy Whitney is an Australian television personality and former cricketer, who played in 12 Tests and 38 ODIs from 1981 to 1993, with best bowling figures of 7/27.

Whitney became a much-celebrated number 11 batsman in the 1987 Boxing Day Test, surviving 18 deliveries and holding off Richard Hadlee to help secure a draw for Australia against New Zealand.

Since retiring from cricket, he has worked in the media, Mike is currently hosting Sydney Weekender (22nd year!), a show airing only in New South Wales.

Mike is also part of the Indian Cricket League commentary team. On 8th of March 2009 Mike Whitney was inducted as a life member by the South Sydney Rabbitohs for his contribution in being a Director on the Football Club Board in the critical period during the Club's battle for reinstatement to the competition between 1999 and 2001. He also played a decisive role in attracting fellow Life Member Kerry Stokes to the Club as a major sponsor upon its readmission to the competition in 2002, a coup that ensured the Club's ability to make its triumphant return to the NRL competition.

Sandra Sully

Convener - Sandra Sully

Sandra is the co-presenter of TEN Eyewitness News First At Five Sydney and has been part of the TEN News team since 1990. She celebrated her 25th anniversary at the network in 2015 and is one of the most recognisable and respected faces on Australian television.

Sandra's career includes 18 years as the highly popular Presenter and Senior Editor of TEN Late News with Sports Tonight. In that role, Sandra was the first Australian journalist to break the news of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States. She has subsequently covered anniversary commemorations of both the Bali bombings and the September 11 attacks.

Sandra's passion for news has fortified her position as one of the finest newsreaders in the country, delivering TEN Eyewitness News First At Five bulletins with integrity and credibility.

Iwan Sunito

Panellists - Iwan Sunito

Iwan is CEO and co-founder of Australian property development company Crown Group. He is also a regular media commentator, offering expert insight into Australia's property and real estate markets.

Today, Crown Group has emerged as one of Sydney's most prolific development companies with a massive portfolio of projects under construction and in the pipeline.

Iwan was named winner of the 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Eastern Region Industry Category Award, Indonesia's Property & Bank Magazine Golden Leadership Award 2013 and . Iwan was appointed to the Global Indonesian Diaspora Board in 2013. Iwan was recently named Urban Taskforce Australia's 2015 Property Person of the Year. Despite his busy schedule, Iwan is regularly involved in not-for- profit fundraising initiatives and mentoring programs for young people in Australia.

Richard Francis Jones

Panellists - Richard Francis Jones

Richard Francis-Jones is a highly awarded and leading contemporary Australian architect. Richard is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects, and in 2012 was invested as an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

Highly awarded projects designed by Richard have been widely published in Australian and International journals and books. International architecture wards received for projects designed by Richard include the World Architecture Festival World Building of the Year, World Architecture Festival Office Award (in both 2012 & 2014), AIA International Architecture Award, RIBA International Architecture Award, New Zealand Institute of Architects Medal, International Architecture Awards from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and the International Public Library of the Year Award from the Danish Agency of Culture.

Richard has taught and lectured in architecture, design and theory in Australia and abroad since 1987. He was Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Columbia University and is currently Visiting Professor at the University of New South Wales.

Brian White

Panellists - Brian White

Brian White AO

Joint Chairman Ray White Group

3rd Generation White Family

Brian White is the third-generation leader of the Ray White Group. Founded in 1902, the company has remained a family owned business whilst it has grown into the largest real estate franchise group in Australasia. Employing more than 13,000 people with an annual turnover in excess of AU$39 billion.

In 1962 Brian White, the grandson of Ray White, joined the business after completing an economics degree at the University of Queensland. He took over as Managing Director of the company in 1976. A key decision at that time was to transform a strong provincial business into a national broad based real estate group. Brian has emphasised that it has been the integrated strength of his family that has created this continuing growth.

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